• Piers Paul Read - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Piers_Paul_Read Piers Paul Read FRSL (born 7 March 1941) is an award-winning British novelist, historian and biographer. He was first noted in 1974 for a book of reportage Alive: The Story of the Andes Survivors, later adapted as a feature-film and a documentary.Read was educated at St. John's College, Cambridge where he studied history.. Among his most popular works are The Professor's Daughter, A Married ...
  • Piers Paul Read

    www.pierspaulread.co.uk Piers Paul Read is the author of works of fiction, reportage, history, biography and journalism. He is best known for Alive.The Story of the Andes Survivors published in 1974 but has won a number of literary awards for his novels.. Recent work
  • Piers Paul Read - IMDb

    www.imdb.com/name/nm0713872 Piers Paul Read, Writer: Alive. The son of famous art historian Herbert Read, Piers Paul Read studied at Cambridge and started his career as a critic for the Times Literary Supplement. His debut novel, "Game in Heaven" with Tussy Marx (1966), written while he was in Berlin, was considered one of the most promising of the decade. His other notable novel is "The Junkers" (1968).
  • Piers Paul Read (Author of Alive)

    www.goodreads.com/author/show/40311.Piers_Paul_Read Piers Paul Read Average rating: 4.08 · 66,033 ratings · 1,668 reviews · 33 distinct works • Similar authors Alive: The Story of the Andes Survivors
  • Ablaze: Read, Piers Paul: 9780436409639: Amazon.com: Books

    www.amazon.com/Ablaze-Chernobyl-Piers-Paul-Read/dp/0436409631 Piers Paul Read, author of "Alive," here tackles the complex - and sometimes painful - subject of the Chernobyl Disaster. Other books have been written about that subject, yes, but Paul's book takes the reader right back to the origins of the Soviet nuclear program, circa 1940, and introduces the key players in both the accident, and the ...
  • Piers Paul Read - Literature

    literature.britishcouncil.org/writer/piers-paul-read Reviewing Piers Paul Read’s most recent novel, The Death of a Pope (2009), Michael Coren wrote that ‘If there were any justice in the world of letters, [Read] would be spoken of with Amis, Barnes, Rushdie and the rest of the dominant literary class whenever the great contemporary British novelists were mentioned’. The fact, of course, is that he is not; for various reasons his work has ...
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    www.amazon.com/Free-Frenchman-Piers-Paul-Read/dp/0394558871 Piers Paul Read is an amazing writer, and this is unquestionably his best work of fiction. Read writes with a clear vision, and although he is a Catholic, his character's debates always weigh in equally on both sides of an argument - in other words, he lets the reader decide. Read's novels are for people who liked to be provoked to think while ...
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  • A life in books: Piers Paul Read | Books | The Guardian

    www.theguardian.com/books/2010/jul/03/piers-paul-read-misogynist-interview Piers Paul Read Photograph: Eamonn McCabe I n Julian Barnes's book meditating on death, Nothing to be Frightened Of, there is a lunch-party scene at which one of the guests, ...
  • Piers Paul Read | Books | The Guardian

    www.theguardian.com/books/piers-paul-read Scarpia by Piers Paul Read review – an Italian tour from an old master. A reworking of Tosca sees the knife-wielding diva as a victim of divine providence Published: 22 Dec 2015 .